Highlights of the 2022 Chevrolet Camaro

Chevrolet Camaro

The Chevrolet Camaro is a sports coupe and is also available as a convertible. After a brief hiatus, the Camaro returned in 2008 and was updated in 2016. Chevrolet isn’t likely to continue with the Camaro once this generation ends. Electrification is in the works and that leaves the Camaro … Read more

Mini Cooper S Maximizes Thrills

Mini Cooper S

There are small cars and then we have the Mini Cooper. Occupying space between “A” and “B” segment models, the Cooper is downright diminutive. It is also iconic, tech-laden, comfortable, and a hoot to drive. There is nothing quite the same as the Mini Cooper until you outfit this vehicle … Read more

Top-Down Fun With a Ford Mustang Convertible

Ford Mustang Convertible

America’s original pony car continues to turn heads and stir hearts. We drove the delicious Mustang Convertible. The Ford Mustang is the very definition of iconic and is essentially an automotive brand unto itself. More than a half-century after it was first launched, America’s pony car still turns heads and … Read more

Lexus Brings a Convertible to the Gorgeous LC 500 Line

Drop-top fun comes to Lexus’ range-topping sport coupe. We’ve been anticipating a convertible variant for the breathless LC 500 line and now it’s here. Lexus’ range-topping sport-touring coupe that debuted in 2018 along with a hybrid version, now claims a drop-top version to round out the model line. Notably, it’s … Read more

The Brief Model Run of the Saturn Sky

The Saturn brand is no more, officially shut down in 2010m ending its 25-year history. Originally a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Motors, the company was later absorbed by GM and managed with its other car brands. Several models defined Saturn including the original S-Series compact line and its VUE crossover. … Read more

Steadfast Stallion: Ford Mustang GT

The Ford Mustang recently celebrated its 55th anniversary, a strong tribute to this model’s enduring appeal. America’s pony car is also the world’s muscle car, a sport coupe or convertible with robust performance aspirations. 2019 Ford Mustang Overview The 2019 Ford Mustang returns with trim and package changes. The big … Read more

Abarth Life in a Fiat 500

Pity poor Fiat. This Italian automaker returned to the U.S. market in 2011 after a long absence, but soon found customer’s tastes had already begun to move away from cars to crossovers. Even with the introduction of a tiny 500X crossover a few years later, Fiat demand has never met … Read more

2014-2018 Jaguar F-Type Buyer’s Guide

You won’t find Jaguar calling the F-Type a tribute or spiritual successor model of the Jaguar E-Type, but in many ways it is. Forty years after the earlier sports car was canceled, an all-new Jaguar F-Type model arrived in 2014. The F-Type has the long hood, rounded side body panels … Read more

SEMA Shock Yellow Chevy Camaro Dazzles

There is yellow and then there is Shock Yellow. We’re still two weeks away from the start of the 2018 SEMA Show, which has become the definitive auto show for all things wild and crazy. Just like its host city, Las Vegas. Automotive manufacturers routinely roll out one or more … Read more

On the Road With a 2017 Fiat 124 Spider

Once again, Mazda supplies a model for a competitor. Fiat has struggled mightily ever since returning to the US in 2011. A large part of that blame has to do with product mix. Indeed, timing is everything in this market and that’s one reason why small car models such as … Read more

Drop Top Fun: 2016 Mini Cooper S Convertible

2016 Mini Cooper S Convertible

Drop the top in this handsome little British people mover. The Mini Cooper now includes a convertible, available in standard, S, and John Cooper Works editions. The standard model is powered by a 1.5-liter, turbocharged three-cylinder engine; the “S” gets BMW’s 2.0-liter, twin-scroll turbocharged four-cylinders and the top-end model garners … Read more

Top Down Fun With the Corvette Stingray Z51

Review anything about the Corvette and you’re bound to offend someone for omitting an important point. Such is the strength of this iconic model — nay, brand — that has no lack of followers or at least enthusiasts who immediately become giddy when you offer them a ride. I’ve had … Read more

Volkswagen Eos Finale Set

After a nine-year model run, Volkswagen has set an end date for its Eos hard-top convertible. Yet another convertible model is to be discontinued as consumers embrace other vehicle choices. We don’t cover the Volkswagen brand as much as we would prefer to on Auto Trends. A current lack of … Read more

No Coupe or Convertible for Chrysler

The last Chrysler convertible drives off into the sunset. Chryslers last convertible is the 2014 200. When Cadillac killed it last convertible in the 1970s, it signaled an end to drop top production, at least among US manufacturers. Within the next decade, however, US manufacturers reentered the segment, led by … Read more

The Big Reveal: 2015 Ford Mustang

It was almost anticlimactic when the Ford Motor Company released photos of the 2015 Ford Mustang earlier today in advance of its global introduction. Whether it was done on purpose or by accident, the first photos of the new pony car were published just days ago when the Dec. 9, … Read more

Fun Factor: 2014 Nissan 370Z Roadster Touring

If top-down fun is your thing, then the Nissan 370Z pegs the fun-o-meter. This model, available in coupe and roadster variations, simply gets it by delivering a handsome body, a sporty interior and a powertrain that will make you and everyone else take notice. The Nissan 370Z Roadster Touring edition … Read more

Chrysler 200 Convertible
Provides Much Drama

When Chrysler went bankrupt and began its restructuring in 2009, the automaker essentially ceded the 2010 model year to its competitors then immediately started work on preparing its 2011 model line. That effort paid off and by the time 2011 rolled round, 16 new or significantly updated models were found … Read more

Buick Aspirations and the Opel Cascada

GM’s Buick brand will get two new redesigned models later this year as both the larger LaCrosse and midsize Regal sedans will drop cover this month at the New York International Auto Show. Buick sales continue to rise, the average age of Buick owners is falling and the brand has … Read more